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Lot 166761

Port Ellen 1977 35 Year Old Bottled 2012 - Old & Rare Platinum Selection 70cl / 49.3%

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EUR €2,501.79

Lot Information


Douglas Laing


Refill Hogshead

Single Malt Scotch Whisky




Maclean Foundation



Port Ellen Auction

Islay Whisky Auction

Bottle Auction

Charity Donation

This lot was donated by Fred Laing and Douglas Laing & Co. to raise money for The Maclean Foundation.


A bottle of Port Ellen 35 Year Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky. This was distilled in 1977, matured in a refill hogshead and bottled at natural cask strength in September 2012. This is bottle number 113 of 155.

'This highly sought after, and extremely rare, expression of Port Ellen was selected from the late Douglas Laing’s collection and donated by his son, Fred, to whom we are eternally grateful. He writes “Anticipate a combination of smoked barley, mocha, peat and leather on the nose, and a taste of soft tar, bonfire ash, coffee and chocolate.' Charlie Maclean.

This Port Ellen 1977 35 Year Old sold at our online auction for £2,100


Please see images for fill level and label condition. Note general wear.

The Whisky.Auction team has inspected this lot and found it to be suitable for sale. However, please note the absence of a condition statement does not imply that this lot is in perfect condition or free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of ageing. Older bottles often contain small amounts of sediment. We cannot guarantee that the contents of this bottle will be free from the effects of age, cork taint, oxidation or other faults.

This bottle does not appear to be leaking. While we take every care to pack bottles securely we cannot guarantee that old corks and closures will not leak in transit.

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